Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0077p12 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular | SFEBES2021

A crisis waiting to happen; long-term steroid use in a cohort of neuromuscular patients - what do they know?

Begeti Faye , Brady Stefen , Turner Helen

Aim: To assess whether patients on glucocorticoids understand how to manage their medication in the event of intercurrent illness.Background: Studies have shown that, after as little as two weeks of glucocorticoid treatment, 10% of patients have adrenal suppression and it can take one year or longer for adrenal function to recover. With 7 out of 1000 people in the general population prescribed glucocorticoids, there is a large group at risk of adrenal cr...

ea0091p28 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2023

Mitochondrial DNA Depletion syndrome 1 (MNGIE type) – a rare cause of premature ovarian failure?

Matheou Michael , Tan Garry D , Karpe Fredrik , Brady Stefen , Kent Louisa , Javaid Kassim , Marshall Jonathan , Shears Deborah , Turner Helen E

Case history: A 39 year old lady was being investigated and managed for premature ovarian insufficiency (onset aged 29y) associated with an unusual constellation of symptoms. Following normal childhood and pubertal development, she subsequently developed fatigue, multiple gastrointestinal symptoms and was underweight with evidence of weight loss, and a most recent BMI of 17 kg/m2. She had previously been reviewed due to marked absence of subcutaneous fat in the lowe...